Bernard Fresson

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Luciano Emmer, Marina Vlady, Magali Noël and Bernard Fresson (1 June 1960)

Bernard Fresson (27 May 1931 20 October 2002) was a French actor who primarily worked in film.

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Born in Reims, France, to a French baker, Fresson attended the Lycée privé Sainte-Geneviève, majoring in law. [1] He studied in Tania Balachova's drama class in Paris and later became part of Jean Vilar's Théâtre National Populaire at the Palais de Chaillot. [2]

He made his on-screen debut in the Alain Renais film Hiroshima mon amour as a German soldier. His notable film roles include: Gilbert in La Prisonnière (1968), Inspector Barthelmy in John Frankenheimer's French Connection II (1974), Scope in Roman Polanski's The Tenant (1976), Francis in Garçon! (1983), Morin in Street of No Return (1989) and Vincent Malivert in Place Vendôme (1998). He also appeared in the 1969 Costa-Gavras film Z .

For his roles in Garçon! and Place Vendôme, Fresson received a César nomination for Best Supporting Actor. [3]

Filmography

Film

YearTitleRoleNotes
1958 Les Copains du dimanche Un ouvrier à la cantineFilm debut, Uncredited
1959 Hiroshima mon amour German Lover
1961Le Sahara brûle
1961 Girl in the Window Vincenzo
1961 Please, Not Now! Serge, le photographe
1962Svenska flickor i ParisPierre
1962 The Longest Day French CommandoUncredited
1965 Heaven on One's Head Laurent
1965 Cent briques et des tuiles L'agent de police
1965La grosse caisseL'employé du métro
1966 The War Is Over André Sarlat
1966 Is Paris Burning? Agent de liaison F.F.I.
1966 Triple Cross French Resistant Raymond
1967 Belle de Jour Le greleUncredited
1967 Thursday We Shall Sing Like Sunday Jean
1967Mon amour, mon amourSerge
1967Soleil Ô
1967 Far from Vietnam Claude Ridder
1968 Tante Zita Boni
1968L'Écume des joursNicolas
1968 Je t'aime, je t'aime Bernard Hannecart
1968 Adieu l'ami L'inspecteur Antoine Méloutis
1968 La prisonnière Gilbert Moreau
1969 Z Matt
1969L'AméricainRaymond
1970Trop petit mon amiPhilippe Algir
1970 The Cop L'inspecteur Barnero
1970 The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun Jean Yvain
1971MacédoineRoger Vincent
1971Le portrait de MarianneAlfred
1971 Max et les Ferrailleurs Abel Maresco
1971 Un peu de soleil dans l'eau froide Jean
1972 Hearth Fires Marc Champenois
1972 Trois milliards sans ascenseur Julien
1973 Il n'y a pas de fumée sans feu Dr. Peyrac
1974Ursule and GreluGrelu
1975 French Connection II Henri Barthélémy
1975Le futur aux troussesSermeuze - le PDG / Boss
1975 Les Galettes de Pont-Aven Le peintre professionel
1975 Il pleut sur Santiago  [ fr ]Un ministre
1976L'Ordinateur des pompes funèbresDelouette
1976Mords pas, on t'aimeGeorges, le père
1976 The Tenant Scope
1976Marie-poupéeSergio - le métayer
1976Cours après moi que je t'attrapeUn inconnu au caféUncredited
1976Un type comme moi ne devrait jamais mourirMax
1976 Mado Julien, l'associé de Simon
1976La fête des pères
1977À chacun son enferBernard Girard
1977 The Passengers Fabio
1977Le dernier baiserLe mari
1978L'Amant de pocheGilbert
1978Autopsie d'un complotJacques Serrano
1978 La petite fille en velours bleu Professeur Lherbier
1979On efface toutBallandier
1981L'ogre de barbarieDuperret
1981Le guépiotClaude Chénot, le père
1981Madame Claude 2Paul Barton
1982Espion, lève-toiHenri Marchand
1983 Garçon! FrancisFirst César nomination
1984ClashBe Schmuller
1984 Rive droite, rive gauche François-René Pervillard
1984Réveillon chez BobKremeur
1985ZielscheibenFütterer
1985L'amour ou presqueLe pyromane
1987 Sweet Lies Mr. Leguard
1988En toute innocenceSerge Cohen
1988Bonjour l'angoisseCommissaire Maréchal
1989 Street of No Return Morin
1990Bal perduBernard d'Espira
1990Équipe de nuitSchlossberg
1990Le dénommé (Oublie que tu es un homme)Le parrain
1990SonsBaker
1991 Money Henry Landau
1991 Dingo Jacques Boulain
1993 Germinal Victor Deneulin
1996 My Man Personnel Director
1998Le serpent a mangé la grenouilleMaillet
1998 Place Vendôme Vincent MalivertSecond César nomination
2000Six-PackPaul Benetti
2000 Taking Wing Victor
2001 Brotherhood of the Wolf Mercier
2002 L'adversaire Le père de Christine
2002Les amants de Mogador

Television

YearTitleRoleNotes
1958-1963La caméra explore le tempsChéron / Pierre de Torteville / BoudetHistorical TV series; 3 episodes
1961L'amour des trois orangesGennaroTV movie
1969The Brothers KaramazovDimitriTV movie
1970À contre soleilVincentTV movie
1972Les MisérablesJavertTV mini-series; 2 episodes
1975Jo GaillardCommandant Joël "Jo"GaillardTV series
1976 The Call of the Wild FrancoisTV movie
1979HamletClaudiusTV movie
1983Los desastres de la guerraEl General Leopoldo HugoSpanish TV mini-series; 6 episodes
1983 Thérèse Humbert Romain DaurignacTV movie
1984YaltaChurchillTV movie
1985La dixième de BeethovenLudwig Van BeethovenTV movie
1986La guerre du cochonJulien Le RouzicTV movie
1990 Voyage of Terror: The Achille Lauro Affair PierreTV movie
1990La nuit africaineEugène JamotTV movie
1992 The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles JoffreTV series; 1 episode
1995Shadow of a KissJeanTV movie
1998Les brumes de ManchesterAlan CollinsTV movie
2000Marion et son tuteurFrançoisTV movie
2000Without FamilyPadrone GarofoliTV movie
2003Jean Moulin, une affaire françaiseGénéral DelestraintTV movie, (final film role)

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References

  1. "Bernard Fresson - Cinémathèque française". cinema.encyclopedie.personnalites.bifi.fr (in French).
  2. Bergan, Ronald (5 December 2002). "Obituary: Bernard Fresson". The Guardian.
  3. "Bernard Fresson - Académie des César". www.academie-cinema.org. Retrieved 23 August 2019.